We strive to keep our waiting lists short, and prioritise patients with urgent haematological disorders to be seen within 24 hours. Urgent referrals include:

  • Suspected acute leukaemia
  • Rapidly enlarging lymph nodes
  • Profound cytopenias (Haemoglobin <80g/L, Neutrophils <0.5x109/L, Platelets <20x109/L)
  • Massive transfusion (>10 Units packed red blood cells)
  • Urgent warfarin reversal with clinically significant bleeding
  • Clinically significant bleeding on other anticoagulants
  • Severe bleeding diathesis with active bleeding
  • Massive (saddle) embolus where thrombolysis is being considered
  • Other clinically urgent referrals

For During hours and After hours and urgent referrals call our Inpatient Haematology Service on
0499 300 777 or call Cabrini Hospital Switchboard 9508 1222 and ask for the Inpatient Haem Service.


For All Appointments

Ph: (03) 9508 6066

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (03) 9508 6014